Rice, Yalad nigh

Pomegranate Rice انار پلو

Pomegranate rice انار پلو is one of ceremonial meals and recipes for especial night in Iranian calendar which is called Yalda night. Yalda ( on December 21) is one of traditional events in Iran which marks as longest and darkest night of the year. In other countries like: Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan are also celebrating… Continue reading Pomegranate Rice انار پلو

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Yalad nigh

Yalda Night / Shab-e Chelleh شب چله – شب یلدا

Iranians have celebrated last night of the Autumn for thousands of years. Yalda night (20/21th of December) which is called Shab-e Yalda شب یلدا or Shab-e Chelleh شب چله =night of forty, is the night of Winter Solstice and is one of traditional festivals in Iran which marks as longest and darkest night of the… Continue reading Yalda Night / Shab-e Chelleh شب چله – شب یلدا

Salad/pickles/ jams

Arugula Salad سالاد راکت

This salad is seriously tasty, refreshing, with nice mild sweet taste and what else . It would be a good choice for Yalda night ( longest night of the year)   Ingredients 100g rocket leaves 3 walnuts, unshelled and chopped 5 Persian dates, pitted and chopped 1 large pomegranate, deseeded Slices of Parmesan cheese or… Continue reading Arugula Salad سالاد راکت